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Woman suffering from a psychological injury sustained in the workplace.

Successful Psychological Injury Claims – Your Guide.

If you’ve developed a psychological injury caused by bullying, stress, traumatic events, or an accident in the workplace, it can be completely debilitating and make it very difficult to continue working. However, if your condition [...]
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Two Workers on Work-Site After Being Injured in a Work Accident

Section 78 Notice – What to do if your Workers Compensation Claim is Denied.

One of the most common reasons clients come to us is because they’ve had workers compensation payments or medical treatment denied. We have a very high success rate in getting these denials overturned, and we [...]
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Woman with injured neck seeking legal advice from a workers compensation lawyer.

Do I Need a Lawyer for Workers Compensation?

Thousands of injured people come to us for help with their workers compensation claims every year. But many of them have already made claims without using a lawyer. They come to us when they’ve had [...]
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Working From Home Injury Workers Compensation.

When you think of workers compensation you might assume it only applies to injuries that occur in the workplace. However, since the global pandemic, many people haven’t returned to the office and now work from [...]
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Man with injured wrist getting legal advice on workers compensation.

Workers Compensation Legal Advice – Our Top Five Tips.

Getting the right workers compensation legal advice can make a significant difference to the amount of compensation you receive. We get literally thousands of injured workers calling us for advice every year, and many are [...]
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Man who suffered workplace injury that caused stroke awarded $650k

Stroke sufferer awarded $650,000 after being turned away from other law firms.

Having been turned away by law firms who said he didn’t have a claim, Mark decided to call Law Partners. This turned out to be the call that changed his life.  After waking up feeling [...]
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Woman receiving workers compensation for ankle and foot injury

Terminating an Injured Employee on Workers Compensation in NSW – is it Legal?

There are strict rules around terminating an injured employee in NSW. Employers must meet all their obligations to injured workers first, and there’s a ‘protected period’ when it’s not legal to terminate an injured employee. [...]
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Construction worker on a building site before suffering an injury and receiving a workers compensation payout.

Workers Compensation Payout Guide NSW.

If you’ve been injured at work in NSW, you probably know you’re entitled to workers compensation to cover your lost wages and treatment expenses. But you may not know that in NSW around $900 million [...]
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The questions you need to ask a workers compensation lawyer

The Questions You Need to Ask a Workers Compensation Lawyer.

If you’re choosing a workers compensation lawyer, it can be hard to know what questions to ask, especially if you’ve never used a lawyer before. But with the right preparation, you can be much more [...]
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Stress Leave NSW – Your Guide.

When you’re stressed, it can be incredibly hard to continue doing your job, and it can have a big impact on your overall health and well-being. And the situation can be even worse if your [...]
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Injured worker calculating whole person impairment lump sum

Whole Person Impairment Compensation Calculator and Guide.

If you’re injured at work in NSW, depending on your whole person impairment rating (also known as permanent impairment rating), you might be entitled to a lump sum benefit up to a maximum of $713,660*. [...]
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Man being assessed to see if he's eligible for shoulder injury compensation.

Shoulder Injury Compensation Payouts Australia – NSW.

If you’ve ever suffered a shoulder injury, you know how debilitating it can be. Even simple activities like getting dressed can become a challenge. But depending on what caused your shoulder injury and how it [...]
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Worker experiencing hand or wrist injury at work - compensation and payout guide

Hand or Wrist Injury at Work – Compensation and Payout Guide.

Hand and wrist injuries at work can range from relatively minor sprains and strains, through to broken fingers or wrists, or even life-changing loss of fingers or hands. Compensation can pay the costs of your [...]
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Bulging Disc Workers Compensation Payouts Australia – Your Guide.

Injuries to the discs in your back and neck can be caused by a wide range of jobs from intense manual labour to office work, by a single, traumatic injury or years of wear and [...]
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Man on the couch with a broken leg, asking 'do you accrue annual leave while on workers compensation?'

Do You Accrue Leave On Workers Compensation?

If you’re receiving workers compensation payments in NSW or WorkCover in Victoria, you should still accrue annual leave, even if you’re not working.   Despite the Fair Work Act specifying that employees are not entitled to [...]
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Workers Compensation for Ankle and Foot Injuries.

The workplace can be a dangerous place for injuries to your feet and ankles. Hazards range from uneven, wet or cluttered floors to chemical spills, use of various types of machinery and even simply repetitive [...]
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Turning Pain into Purpose – Pia and Alana’s Journey to Create Emerge and See.

Pia and Alana first met in the police academy while they were studying together. They were close friends, but drifted apart when they joined different forces after graduating. When they reconnected years later, they realised [...]
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Man awarded workers compensation payout for workplace eye injury sitting on bench in front of lake

Hospital Employee Awarded $300,000 After Workplace Eye Injury.

Bryan* worked in a hospital and was known as a cheerful, outgoing guy who took pride in brightening the lives of the patients he cared for. A shocking workplace accident changed everything in an instant, [...]
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Pia engaging in a conversation.

PTSD in the Police Force – Pia’s Story.

Pia had been serving in the NSW police force for 18 years when she realised that something wasn’t right anymore. As a general duties sergeant, she had been exposed to almost two decades of traumatic [...]
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